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Platinum Studios trying to revive “The Weapon”

Platinum Studios trying to revive “The Weapon”

January 31st, 2012 by

Platinum Studios is again trying to market “The Weapon”, but there is no mention of David Henrie this time around…

Fred VanLente on “The Weapon” casting

Fred VanLente on “The Weapon” casting

July 22nd, 2010 by

Today, writer Fred VanLente shared his response to the casting of The Weapon: As those of you who read THE WEAPON know– and all of you can, in its entirety, for free, at http://www.drunkduck.com/The_Weapon/ (PLUG! PLUG!)–that Tommy Zhou’s Chinese heritage is a huge part of his character, and a huge part of the story overall. […]

Racebending.com’s conversation with “The Weapon” executive producer

Racebending.com’s conversation with “The Weapon” executive producer

November 22nd, 2009 by

On the afternoon of Friday, November 13th, Racebending.com was able to speak with Randy Greenberg, executive producer of The Weapon. He scheduled the call with us very promptly after we followed up on the email Racebending.com sent to him. Racebending.com co-founder Marissa Lee took the call in a busy cafĂ© during her lunch break, with […]

Protest the whitewashing in "The Weapon"

Protest the whitewashing in "The Weapon"

October 20th, 2009 by

Well, Hollywood does it again, this time by casting Italian American Disney channel darling David Henrie to play an Asian American hero named Tommy Zhou.

Update on “The Weapon” and the author of the original comic

Update on “The Weapon” and the author of the original comic

September 20th, 2009 by

A member of the staff of racebending.com was able to get in touch with the author of the original comic, “The Weapon,” Fred VanLente. Mr. VanLente informed us that he learned of the casting the same way we did–through the newswire. Since he was not in the loop, he can’t really shed additional light on […]